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Samsung Galaxy A10e (SM-A102W) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981U)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A10e vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G XSamsung Galaxy A10e (SM-A102W)03Points
Samsung Galaxy A10e (SM-A102W)
5.83"
PLS

720x1560

8
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

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39PointsSamsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981U)Compare Samsung Galaxy A10e X
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981U)
6.7"
AMOLED

1080x2400

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981U)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Galaxy A10e (SM-A102W)3 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A10e (SM-A102W)vsGalaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981U)39 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981U)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+141 grams (4.94 ounces)38%
Lighter
vs194 grams (6.79 ounces)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
1.6Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+3.09Ghz 64bit Octa-Core86%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR4Xvs+8GB LPDDR53 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (21GB available)vs+128GB (103GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)1%
Thinner
TFT PLSvs+Super AMOLED PlusAdvantage
Super AMOLED Plus display is brighter and more vivid
Not supportedvs+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
720x1560 pixelsvs+1080x2400 pixels131%
Higher resolution screen
295 PPIvs+393 PPI33%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.83"vs+6.7"15%
Larger screen
(back) 8MPvs+(triple camera) 12.2MP + 64MP + 12MP10 times
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
f/1.9 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 10MP104%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+8K UHD (7680x4320)15 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 9.0 Pievs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
4G LTEvs+5G NRAdvantage
The 5G NR network is newer and faster
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(5G NR) 5000 Mbps32 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
3000 mAhvs+4300 mAh43%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
7.75Wvs+25W2 times
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
Not supportedvs+Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)Advantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMO is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
MicroUSB 2.0vs+USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

18 Common items in both devices
Plastic body, glass front
60Hz
16 million
LED flash
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
Capacitive
Multitouch
+11 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A10e (SM-A102W)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981U)
ModelGalaxy A10e (SM-A102W)Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981U)
Other model namesGalaxy A10E SM-A102WZKAXAC (Bell Mobility)Galaxy Note20 SM-N981U (Snapdragon) - US Carriers
Country or region availableCanada
Canada
USA
USA
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateJuly, 2019August, 2020
Depth8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)69.6 x 147.3 millimeters (2.74 x 5.8 in)75.2 x 161.6 millimeters (2.96 x 6.36 in)
Weight141 grams (4.94 ounces)194 grams (6.79 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A10e (SM-A102W)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981U)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A10e (SM-A102W)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981U)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7884 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SM8250 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.6Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.35Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
3.09Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G71 MP2Qualcomm Adreno 650
RAM memory2GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR5
Internal storage32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (103GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A10e (SM-A102W)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981U)
Display typeTFT PLSSuper AMOLED Plus
Screen size5.83" inches6.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~89.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1560 pixels (19.5:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)295 PPI393 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz60Hz, HDR10+
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A10e (SM-A102W)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981U)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps5000/200 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 29, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA/Sub6 (2, 5, 41, 66, 71)
mmWave (260, 261)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA, 5G NR
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy A10e (SM-A102W)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981U)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSamsung Galaxy A10e (SM-A102W)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981U)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
64MP telephotof/2.027mm1/1.72"0.8µmPDAFOIS3x-hybrid-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.2120º13mm1/2.55"1.4µm
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/1.76" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.8µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A10e (SM-A102W)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981U)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels10 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels3872x2592 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.2" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.22µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A10e (SM-A102W)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981U)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A10e (SM-A102W)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981U)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A10e (SM-A102W)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981U)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Face unlock
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black
- One UI
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Mystic Gray, Mystic Green, Mystic Bronze, Mystic Red, Mystic Blue
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- One UI 2.5
- Always-on display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung Wireless DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- Stylus pen (Bluetooth integration)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A10e (SM-A102W)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981U)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh4300 mAh
Charger, watts7.75W (5V/1.55A) Standard charging25W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
4.5W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomy1380 minutes | 23 hours | 1 dayfeature not registered
Standby16200 minutes | 270 hours | 11.3 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A10e (SM-A102W)Samsung Galaxy Note 20 5G (SM-N981U)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.36W/kg (head) | 0.6W/kg (body)0.78W/kg (head) | 0.92W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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